Federal Judge Rules Trump Administration Can’t Indefinitely Jail Migrants

HeadlineJul 10, 2018
H3 judge rules against indefinite detention

Meanwhile, federal Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles dealt a major blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to indefinitely jail migrant families, including asylum seekers. She ruled the Trump administration cannot amend the 1997 Flores agreement, which says children cannot be jailed for more than 20 days. All this comes as pro-immigration protests continue nationwide, including in Ohio, where 12 activists were arrested blockading an office of ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, in downtown Columbus.

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